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    Wink Choose the right word or correct word?

    Which one is correct?
    1. Choose the right word from the brackets to complete the sentences.
    2. Choose the correct word from the brackets to complete the sentences.
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    Default Re: Choose the right word or correct word?

    Quote Originally Posted by dawoodusmani View Post
    Which one is correct?
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    2. Choose the correct word from the brackets to complete the sentences.
    Best regards!
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    It makes no difference to me.(NAT)

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    Question Re: Choose the right word or correct word?

    Quote Originally Posted by albertino View Post
    It makes no difference to me.(NAT)
    Thank you. Let's wait for David, reply.
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    Default Re: Choose the right word or correct word?

    I agree with albertino.

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    Dawood, if you would like David's help you could message him.

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    Question Re: Choose the right word or correct word?

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    I agree with albertino.

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    Dawood, if you would like David's help you could message him.
    No, its ok but sometimes I prefer native speakers' answers. I'm sorry if somebody got hurt. Appologies.
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    Default Re: Choose the right word or correct word?

    Quote Originally Posted by dawoodusmani View Post
    Which one is correct?
    1. Choose the right word from the brackets to complete the sentences.
    2. Choose the correct word from the brackets to complete the sentences.
    Best regards!
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    Choose the correct word from the brackets to complete the sentences. is correct

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    Default Re: Choose the right word or correct word?

    Quote Originally Posted by dawoodusmani View Post
    Which one is correct?
    1. Choose the right word from the brackets to complete the sentences.
    2. Choose the correct word from the brackets to complete the sentences.
    Best regards!
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    Hi, Dawood!

    Choose the 'correct' word is the choice you want!

    Enjoy!

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    Default Re: Choose the right word or correct word?

    another vote for the adjective "correct"

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    Default Re: Choose the right word or correct word?

    Quote Originally Posted by jirikoo View Post
    another vote for the adjective "correct"
    I would like to hear from you the reason why.

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    Default Re: Choose the right word or correct word?

    The reason that some speakers might choose 'correct' over 'right' has to to with semantics, meaning, or rather contextual meaning: what sounds "right" to me, for example, may not sound "right" to someone else. The word 'correct' on the other hand has a sense of authority to it; i.e., what the teacher or grammar deems as "right".

    Having said that, given the "context" (e.g., a test situation), the assumption or pragmatics of the language is that 'right' means 'correct', and hence the validity of either or being a valid choice for the example sentences given in post #1.


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